Set sail while the weather is warm and the cruise deals are hot.
When it comes to cruises, January is THE time to cash in on the best sea getaways. It’s right in the middle of wave season, which runs from October until April, and once it hits the halfway point of the season prices start to drop. Here are some of the best bargains out there this season.
Cruises from $80 per night
Book cruises from $80 per night during the Cruise Sale at Flight Centre. Conditions apply.
Save up to $7750 on Polar voyages
Save up to $7750 on Polar voyages at Flight Centre.
Up to $500 to spend on board & 10% off shore excursions
Get up to $500 to spend on board & 10% off shore excursions at Cruise Direct
FREE $100 on-board credit per cabin: Holland America Lines Cruise Sale Week
Receive $100 on-board credit per cabin when you make a booking on select Holland America cruises between 8 December 2016 until 20 December 2016. T&Cs apply.
Book the cruise of your dreams for only $25 deposit
Book the cruise of your dreams with only $25 per person deposit and nothing more to pay until February 2017. Check website for more details.
Up to 80% off top cruise lines
Enjoy up to 80% off top cruise lines at Cruise Direct. Conditions Apply
Free $400 credit + 50% off deposits on Royal Caribbean sailings
Valid on sailings of five nights or more departing between 1 January and 22 April. Get US$400 onboard credit with select Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific, Transpacific and Asia sailings.
P&O Cruises from $198
Plus $100 onboard credit on sailings seven nights or longer for P&O Australia's Sizzling Summer Ship-Out Sale. Sample sailings include a 2-night cruise for $198, 3-night cruise for $318 and a 4-night cruise for $348.
$25 per person deposit: Xmas Wrapped Up
Book now and get your dream cruise for just $25 per person deposit at Cruise Away. Conditions apply.
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European Christmas cruises from $1270 per person
Valid for departures in December. Book discounted Christmas cruises including Canaries Christmas and Funchal Fireworks and Christmas Markets of Germany and Denmark.
World Cruise Sector Brisbane to Japan for $3,999 per person
Book the World Cruise Sector Brisbane to Japan for $3,999 per person. Includes cruise, hotels, rail, tour, flight and transfers
Up to 79% off Carnival Cruises
Save up to 79% on the brochure rate of Carnival Cruise sailings when you book with CruiseAway.
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Top January cruise specials
Top Caribbean cruise deals in January
January is the coolest month in the Caribbean making it off-peak season, but as it’s the Caribbean, cool doesn’t mean cold. With temperatures dipping to 26℃ it’s still very much a beach holiday destination, only there’s less crowds and less expense to get you there. Sounds like a win-win situation to us.
Everything you need to know about wave season cruise deals
Wave season is for cruise what Vogue Online Shopping Night is for fashion. It’s the time of the year when cruise liners go into a frenzy of offering bonuses like free upgrades and onboard credit. That is, on top of cabin sales.
Wave season bargains generally last for three months from January to March and are for sailings throughout the year to various destinations. Check back here for deals as they come in.